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Miss E. R. Saunders

Nature volume 156, page 198 (18 August 1945) | Download Citation



WHEN Edith Rebecca Saunders died on June 6 at the age of eighty as the result of a bicycling accident in Cambridge, there passed one to whom many scientific women owe a great debt for her labours on their behalf in the early days of the higher education of women. Others have written of the value of her botanical research work, but not the least valuable part of her services was the organization and training of many generations of science students at Girton and Newnham Colleges.

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